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NC State's DJ Burns Jr. Talks 2024 NFL Draft Rumors, Says He's Eyeing NBA Future

DJ Burns Jr. is focused on basketball.

The North Carolina State big man appeared on the Dan Patrick Show ahead of his team's appearance in the Final Four of the 2024 NCAA men's tournament, and he said "the plan" is to one day play in the NBA.

Patrick asked him about perhaps playing in the NFL at one point, but he said, "I'd probably explore some other options with basketball first before all that happened. I'm not a close-minded person."

Burns also clarified that no NFL teams have reached out to him regarding a potential sport switch.